Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures
November 2010 Archives

It is often said that we are only able to see what we anticipate or expect to see. This is the cover of my personal December journal.  I intend to be open to see the small and large Graces that […]

to see.  This morning I promised myself to live the entire day from my heart.  To quote writer Kathleen Gallagher Everett, “BE KIND – NO EXCEPTIONS” was the motto for this Monday. Live the entire day from my heart. So, […]

At a time when memories are made by gathering around a bountiful table…there are some chairs which will be empty this year.  One such chair was left empty by a large soul:  Hugh Prather.  This holiday I will come to […]

And I am convinced you will immediately begin to see plenty of it.All I did was mention that THIS box that I was posting to an APO AE addresswas going to an enlisted military person.  My husband and I act […]

…you planted in your soul long ago.  – mary anne radmacher – My friend is a florist and owns her own shop.  Each Saturday it is her joy to share the roses which have “seen better days.”   I’m one of […]

The question was answered by a couple of Italians in this very sweet and inspiring video.Often the most powerful answer to the, “What can I do to support my friend?” question is the easiest and most accessible.  A hug transcends […]

It makes a huge difference. There are so many ways to utilize writing to improve your daily experiences: from writing down the list of groceries you need to remembering what you learned during a meeting to exploring the nuggets of […]

EACH MORNING I enjoy a cup of freshly made coffee.  Sometimes my husband brews it for me, sometimes I make it for myself.  This morning I looked at that cup and recognized it was so much more than “just” a […]